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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Passage of Hirst Legislation - Whatcom County Highlights

The Washington State Legislature passed a bill last night that includes a Hirst agreement. It is important to keep in mind the complexity of water issues and that this bill has been accomplished after months of negotiation and compromise in Olympia.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Closure of West Badger Road Commencing January 16

Whatcom County Public Works will close West Badger Road between Berthusen and Axling starting Tuesday, January 16th for a bridge repair project.  This closure will be in effect daily (Monday – Friday) between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:00 pm for ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Notice of February 13, 2018 Special Election

Registration Deadlines: Monday, January 15, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the February 13, 2018 Special Election.  January 15 also is the deadline for online registrations or address change...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Whatcom County PDS has updated Permit Applications

Whatcom County Planning & Development Services (PDS) has updated four permit applications recently.  Our goal is to ease the understanding and completion of permit applications.  There will more applications updated this year.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

New Road Maintenance Service Request Process Announced

Public Works has a new way for the public to report ROUTINE road maintenance issues through submission of a form. If your request is an emergency or to report a down or missing STOP, STOP AHEAD, CURVE, or YIELD sign call 9-1-1 immediately!

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

County Auditor Releases 2016 Annual Report

This report provides a glimpse of the highlights that occurred in all three divisions of the Auditor's Office; Elections, Licensing, and Recording.  The report provides a summary of events in 2016 as well as statistical information and fun facts....

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

The Logic & Accuracy Test of the Ballot Counting Equipment is Tuesday, January 23

The Logic and Accuracy Test will be conducted to test the election programming and counting equipment for the February 13 Special Election.  The agenda follows:

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Notice of February 13, 2018 Special Election

Registration Deadlines: Monday, January 15, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the February 13, 2018 Special Election.  January 15 also is the deadline for online registrations or address change...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Local Pharmacies Help Combat Opioid Epidemic

Beginning January 22, 2017 several local pharmacies will be offering medicine lock bags to anyone filling or refilling opioid prescriptions. The bags are provided at no cost to the public thanks to funding from the Chuckanut Health Foundation.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Whatcom Has Hope: Campaign Sheds Light on Opioid Crisis and What You Can Do

The Whatcom County Opioid Response Task Force is launching a new community education campaign, Whatcom Has Hope, designed to provide information about opioid addiction and prevention.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County.

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Updated Permit Applications

Whatcom County Planning & Development Services (PDS) has updated four permit applications recently.  Our goal is to ease the understanding and completion of permit applications.  There will more applications updated this year.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Whatcom County Public Works Notification - Closure of West Badger Road.

Whatcom County Public Works will close West Badger Road between Berthusen and Axling starting Tuesday, January 16th for a bridge repair project.  This closure will be in effect daily (Monday – Friday) between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:...

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